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Police Officer Kristian Daniel Willhight

Burns Flat Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, January 23, 2014

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Reflections for Police Officer Kristian Daniel Willhight

Officer Willhight,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Burns Flat. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

January 23, 2024

Rest in peace Officer Willhight.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 15, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your courage, sacrifice and service. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

February 13, 2020

It's hard to think that you have been gone 6 years already miss you everyday Brother. R.I.P

Sgt. J. Mobley
Oklahoma Department of Corrections/ Friend, Former CO worker,

January 25, 2020

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 12, 2018

Kris, your laughter and smile is missed every day. You a thought of often and talked about among friends. You always had a funny story or a joke to make the day seem more bearable and worth the effort. I had the greatest opportunity to be able to work with you. Know that everyone you touch in your life still keeps you in their lives everyday. Every time I drive through BF, I remember some of the "trouble" you and I would get into. You are greatly missed. Good night my brother. I know you are doing well where you are, giving your advice to those around you, whether they need it or not.

Former BFPD
Battle Buddy

January 28, 2016

Officer Willhight,
On today, the 2nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Burns Flat. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 24, 2016

My sincere condolences to Officer Willhight daughter, family, friends ,and fellow colleagues. As the 2 anniversary approaches of the incident, i'm sure the pain feels like this incident occurred yesterday. At Revelation 21:4, Jehovah God outlines a wonderful hope for our loved ones who have fallen asleep in death. "He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." I pray these words bring comfort to all who knew Officer Willhight.

ECS II L Toatley
Orlando Police Department

January 9, 2016

Kris you where like no other thank you for being my best friend and the closest thing I ever had to A Brother there's not A day that does not go by that I don't think of you, I can watch Super Troopers but not with out A tear in my eye. I go by your grave every day to say hi I miss ya and love ya rain snow thunder or shine what ever it's doing. There is no body that can ever fill that void that was left when you left. and the house we got from you is more of a home and I would not sell ever. you did A Great Job rising your little Girl AKA Mini Me you where always there wen A friend needed you and you would not think twice about it.thank you for everything you did god speed buddy. May god bless you and keep you my Brother for we will meet again on that beautiful shore.

Corporal Justin Wayne Mobley
Oklahoma Dept, Of Corrections

January 14, 2015

My deepest sympathy to the family of officer Willhight. I was a member of the BFPD in the 8os and I remeber some good people in BF, I am sure they will honor his memory. RIP

Joe Coleman, Investigator
Va Workers Comp Commission

August 1, 2014

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiancé Dennis. Every time I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the officer they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Officer Willhight. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. (The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. I can also be found on Face Book.) You will be in my thoughts & prayers.

From reading the reflections left for Kristian, he sounds like he was a great man with a beautiful spirit. Those of you who knew him in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember Kristian's life and the MAN that he was. Remember that Kristian's life was about so much more than the way he died. Kristian will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.

Officer Willhight, thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. If you happen to bump into my late fiancé Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been eight years and he's still very much missed and forever loved.

Wishing you brighter and better days,

Jocelyne :)

"Forever Remembering 26-3"

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancée of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

June 1, 2014

R.I.P., brother.

patrick mccully

May 18, 2014

God Bless you Sir. May the good Lord above cradle you in His arms, and may you Rest in Peace my Brother in Blue. I offer my prayers and sympathies to each and every one of your family members, friends, and co-workers.

Chris Walley
Former Jail Officer/Deputy Wayne Co. Mississippi Sheriffs Department

May 10, 2014

He went to work that day and did not know
This shift he served would bring such sorrow
This call to duty would be his last
His time on earth is now his past
God set this day as his time to go
Rest in peace Officer Willhight, now a hero
He gave the ultimate sacrifice
With integrity and pride he paid the price
His family, friends and colleagues will mourn
As an angel in heaven he is now reborn
His golden heart stopped beating
Hardworking hands at rest
God broke our hearts to prove to us
He only takes the very best.

Master Sergeant Retired Jane Hosteny
Illinois State Police

May 4, 2014

Rest in Peace, prayers for the family.

Deputy L. Barth
Taylor County Sheriff's Department

May 4, 2014

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Kristian was killed.

To the Wilhight family, fellow officers, and all who call Kristian beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Officer Wilhight gave to his community and the citizens of Oklahoma, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on January 23, 2014

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

March 8, 2014

Officer Willhight,

Rest well in the arms of God.

To Your Family,

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray, “Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I have lifted you and your family to God every morning for over three years. Feel those prayers. God is with you, He knows and will ease your pain.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

February 22, 2014

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa Burton

February 11, 2014

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Kristian Willhight and the Burns Flat Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Willhight, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

February 6, 2014

Rest In Peace officer Willhight.

Officer Christopher Goodwin (Retired)
High Point NC & Charlotte-Mecklenburg NC Police Depts.

February 6, 2014

Rest in peace brother. God speed.

PO Olasokan
NYS University Police

February 5, 2014

May the Lord bring peace and comfort to your family Officer Kristian Willhight.

JCOS TW Martinez
CYFD/JJS State of New Mexico

February 3, 2014

Rest easy, brother. Your sacrifice and service will never be forgotten.

(Ret) Mark Goodman Lt.
Blanchard P.D.

February 2, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your fellow officers!

Bryce Stevenson
Son of fallen Ceres Police Sergeant Howard Stevenson, EOW 01/09/05

February 2, 2014

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

February 1, 2014

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